are Tetramorium caespitum paracitic

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Tedapro
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are Tetramorium caespitum paracitic

Post: # 31344Post Tedapro
Thu Sep 14, 2017 3:43 am

I just caught an Tetramorium caespitum queen but is she paracitic?

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Re: are Tetramorium caespitum paracitic

Post: # 31349Post Batspiderfish
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:29 am

Why do you ask that? No, T. caespitum is claustral. It would probably be Tetramorium impurum at this time of year.
Links:
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http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=292

How to take pictures for identification:
http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=2167

Tedapro
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Re: are Tetramorium caespitum paracitic

Post: # 31352Post Tedapro
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:39 am

Batspiderfish wrote:
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:29 am
Why do you ask that? No, T. caespitum is claustral. It would probably be Tetramorium impurum at this time of year.
oh someone tould me that i had Tetramorium caespitum

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Re: are Tetramorium caespitum paracitic

Post: # 31355Post Batspiderfish
Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:42 pm

Tedapro wrote:
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:39 am
Batspiderfish wrote:
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:29 am
Why do you ask that? No, T. caespitum is claustral. It would probably be Tetramorium impurum at this time of year.
oh someone tould me that i had Tetramorium caespitum
Oops! except that species is not found in your area, apparently? T. caespitum would be appropriate, then, if that is the right genus.
Links:
Rules & Requirements for Identification:
http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=292

How to take pictures for identification:
http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=2167

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